Dorothy E. (Bogue) Hatch passed away peacefully on April 12, 2014 at Wingate of Wilbraham. She was born in Middletown Ct. to the late Linwood and Alice (Pritchard) Bogue. Dorothy graduated from Middletown High School. She lived in Greenfield, MA before moving to Ludlow in 1956. She worked as a school bus driver for Granby and Ludlow schools. She also worked as custodian for First Church in Ludlow before retiring. Dorothys husband of 42 years, Francis B. Hatch passed away in 1987. Besides her husband she was predeceased by her brother Robert O. Bogue and Sister-in-law May (Peterson) Bogue.
She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Hatch) and husband Ronald C. Wisner, Ludlow and Linda M. Hatch, Ludlow, her sons, William B. and his wife Terry Hatch, Westfield, and Richard F. and his wife Donna Hatch, Ocala, FL. Six loving grandchildren, Ronald F. Wisner, Susanne (Wisner) McWilliams, William Hatch, Jr., Melissa (Hatch) Greene, Angela (Hatch) Pina, and David Hatch. And her pride and joy nine Great Grandchildren, Justin and Tanya Hatch, Logan, Alexis and Morgan McWilliams, Tyler Pina, Madison Hatch, and Ryann and Nicole Greene. Two nephews Peter Bogue, Brian Bogue and a niece Christine (Bogue) Smith and two special friends Edna Wilson and Lillian Genthner.
Dorothy was an active member of First Church in Ludlow for over 50 years serving as Chairperson of the hospitality committee and holiday fair. She also enjoyed working with her friends on the Welcome Workers. Dorothy was also a member of Ludlow Grange. The family wishes to thank nurses and all the staff at Wingate of Wilbraham for the incredible loving care she received at Wingate. You are surely very special people.
Independently Owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home and Cremation with Confidence by Kapinos-Mazur. Care for the Community since 1932.
Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours Saturday, April 26th 9:30-11 a.m. followed by services at 11 a.m. at First Church in Ludlow 859 Center Street Ludlow followed by burial at Island Pond Cemetery.